Careers

Talent Acquisition Consultant

Holmes Murphy is one of the nation’s largest privately held insurance brokerages. It is our mission to promote health, protect wealth, and deliver peace of mind to our clients. We pride ourselves on being a place where employees love what they do, and who they do it with! In fact, we live by our purpose statement of “Caring for your unique potential is our SOUL purpose!”

Offering a forward-thinking, innovative, and vibrant company culture, along with the opportunity to share your unique potential, there really is no place like Holmes! We truly believe every employee within our company contributes their own unique talents for the greater good, and we thrive on knowing our environment supports and cares for everyone’s individual strengths.

We are looking to add a Talent Acquisition Consultant to join our Talent & Culture team in Waukee, IA. Candidates thrive in our environment when they harness their collaborative mindset, strong interpersonal communication skills, and a love of learning.

This role will help continue to evolve Holmes Murphy’s talent acquisition strategy and recruiting efforts for assigned positions and line of business, in alignment with the organization’s overall talent needs.

Here’s just a bit of what you’d do:

  • Partner closely with the Sr. Talent Acquisition Consultant, HR Business Partners, and business leaders to define talent needs for all level roles, as part of the broader workforce plan, managing an active pipeline, sourcing and recruiting in all locations.
  • Maintain an active sourcing pipeline of proactive candidates for current and upcoming jobs using LinkedIn Recruiter.
  • Recruiting responsibilities:
    • Draft, create, and post job ads.
    • Identify appropriate recruiting strategy for assigned roles.
    • Review resumes.
    • Schedule and conduct video, telephone, and in-person interviews.
    • Consult with Sr. Talent Acquisition Consultant, HR Business Partners and hiring managers regarding interview recommendations and hiring decisions.
    • Keep candidates informed of status.
    • Create offer letters documents and extend/negotiate offers.
    • Monitor background check process.
  • Onboarding responsibilities:
    • Send new hire notifications.
    • Launch new hires into the onboarding portal, send necessary new hire documents via DocuSign.
    • Complete E-Verify process for new hires.
    • Communicate necessary first day information to new hires.
  • Recommend and assist with implementing best-in-class recruiting processes to leverage throughout the organization.
  • Ensure full utilization of technology in our recruiting and onboarding efforts; work with leader to recommend and implement solutions.
  • Partner with Corporate Marketing to build and maintain our employment brand and appropriate recruiting materials.
  • Assist with campus relations and recruiting strategy for internship, Brainery and entry-level opportunities. Help maintain relationships with colleges and other organizations.
  • Identify appropriate recruiting opportunities, organize annual recruiting schedule, and coordinate resources for events.
  • Travel to Universities and Community Partners each Fall/Spring to promote open Talent Development opportunities (Intern/Brainery)
  • Assist with Summer Internship Program
  • Partner with leaders to coordinate site-specific recruiting opportunities.

You’d need to be equipped with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to do the job, including, but not limited to:

  • Demonstrated competence in and/or experience with Human Resource management, recruiting and onboarding programs, practices, and strategies.
  • Strong consultative and collaboration skills, emphasizing leadership, diversity, and productive relationships throughout the organization.
  • Exceptional written and oral communication and presentation skills.
  • Managing stress in a position that may require non-standard business hours and attending to multiple challenging issues and tasks simultaneously.
  • Must be able to self-direct and work cross functionally with others at all levels of an organization with team members, senior leaders, and vendors.
  • Ability to manage and maintain a variety of confidential information.
  • Ability and willingness to travel.
  • Must have excellent computer skills with HRIS systems and a high proficiency in Microsoft: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat Pro.
  • Ability and willingness to pursue relevant designations and/or continuing education, as appropriate.
  • Knowledge of human resource compliance issues such as ADA, FMLA, Sexual Harassment, Discrimination, EEOC Guidelines, and all other applicable federal, state, and local guidelines.
  • Must be knowledgeable of and comply with HMA’s Client Privacy Policy, HIPAA regulations and E&O procedures and policies.

And let’s not forget the qualifications for the position:

  • Education: High school diploma; college degree in Human Resources or Business-related field is preferred.
  • Experience: 3-5 years’ experience in the recruiting field required.

Benefits:  In addition to core benefits like health, dental and vision, also enjoy benefits such as:

  • Paid Parental Leave and supportive New Parent Benefits — We know being a working parent is hard, and we want to support our employees in this journey!
  • Company paid continuing Education & Tuition Reimbursement — We support those who want to develop and grow.
  • 401k Profit Sharing — Each year, Holmes Murphy makes a lump sum contribution to every full-time employee’s 401k. This means, even if you’re not in a position to set money aside for the future at any point in time, Holmes Murphy will do it on your behalf! We are forward-thinking and want to be sure your future is cared for.
  • Flexible work arrangements and schedules — We truly want to know what works for you as we look to support your unique and full potential.
  • Generous time off practices in addition to paid holidays — Yes, we actually encourage employees to use their time off, and they do. After all, you can’t be at your best for our clients if you’re not at your best for yourself first.
  • Supportive of community efforts with paid Volunteer time off and employee matching gifts to charities that are important to you — Through our Holmes Murphy Foundation, we offer several vehicles where you can make an impact and care for those around you.
  • DE&I programs — Holmes Murphy is committed to celebrating every employee’s unique diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) experience with us. Not only do we offer all employees a paid Diversity Day time off option, but we also have a Chief Diversity Officer on hand, as well as a DE&I project team, committee, and interest group. You will have the opportunity to take part in those if you wish!
  • Consistent merit increase and promotion opportunities — Annually, employees are reviewed for merit increases and promotion opportunities because we believe growth is important — not only with your financial wellbeing, but also your career wellbeing.
  • Discretionary bonus opportunity — Yes, there is an annual opportunity to make more money. Who doesn’t love that?!

 

Holmes Murphy & Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer.